Period
to 25 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 26262 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO 26262
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 691 1022 1100
Rank change year-on-year +331 +78 +84
Permanent jobs citing ISO 26262 25 48 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.036% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 27
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,375 £35,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,875 £68,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +3.09%

ISO 26262 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 6,452 17,427 21,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.77% 12.92% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5,040 13,232 16,145
Median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

ISO 26262
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 26262 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISO 26262.

Salary trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

Salary histogram for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 26262 within the UK over the 6 months to 25 November 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +292 25 £45,000 - 10
UK excluding London +246 25 £45,000 - 15
Midlands +112 21 £42,500 -10.53% 2
West Midlands +103 21 £42,500 -12.82%
East of England +139 3 - - 4
Work from Home -4 3 £57,500 +27.78% 1
North of England +126 1 £45,000 -
North East +20 1 £45,000 -14.29%

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, IT jobs citing ISO 26262 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ISO 26262.

1 24 (96.00%) Automotive
2 18 (72.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (64.00%) Degree
4 14 (56.00%) Validation
5 13 (52.00%) Electronics
6 12 (48.00%) C
7 11 (44.00%) Systems Engineering
8 8 (32.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 8 (32.00%) State Machine
8 8 (32.00%) FMEA
8 8 (32.00%) MISRA
9 7 (28.00%) Sequence Diagram
9 7 (28.00%) Requirements Engineering
9 7 (28.00%) Software Architecture
9 7 (28.00%) Use Case
9 7 (28.00%) Mathematics
9 7 (28.00%) Applied Mathematics
9 7 (28.00%) Physics
9 7 (28.00%) Requirements Management
10 6 (24.00%) MATLAB
10 6 (24.00%) C++
10 6 (24.00%) Python
10 6 (24.00%) FlexRay
11 5 (20.00%) SDLC
11 5 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (20.00%) MISRA C
11 5 (20.00%) Firmware
11 5 (20.00%) Avionics
12 4 (16.00%) Simulink
13 3 (12.00%) Ethernet

ISO 26262
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Simulink
2 3 (12.00%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) FlexRay
2 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.00%) 3G
3 1 (4.00%) 4G
3 1 (4.00%) 5G
3 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 24 (96.00%) Automotive
2 13 (52.00%) Electronics
3 5 (20.00%) Avionics
4 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Automotive Software Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior
6 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) POSIX
2 1 (4.00%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) State Machine
2 5 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (12.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) CPLD
5 1 (4.00%) PKI
5 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (4.00%) Verilog
5 1 (4.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (56.00%) Validation
3 11 (44.00%) Systems Engineering
4 8 (32.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) FMEA
5 7 (28.00%) Applied Mathematics
5 7 (28.00%) Mathematics
5 7 (28.00%) Physics
5 7 (28.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 7 (28.00%) Requirements Management
5 7 (28.00%) Sequence Diagram
5 7 (28.00%) Software Architecture
5 7 (28.00%) Use Case
6 5 (20.00%) SDLC
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) Control Theory
7 3 (12.00%) Open Source
7 3 (12.00%) Project Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) SysML
7 3 (12.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C
2 6 (24.00%) C++
2 6 (24.00%) MATLAB
2 6 (24.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) MISRA
2 5 (20.00%) MISRA C
3 2 (8.00%) IEC 61508
4 1 (4.00%) DO-254
4 1 (4.00%) GDPR
4 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Firmware